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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
in this area, but our wages aren't up. >> the 21-year-old son-in-law wakes up and gets her son ready before heading fork work. >> we go down to the basement and around to back and start preparing everything for the place to open which was different from the shiny wow piece of the government that they are seeing. >> that's kind of how we feel. wow. we are at the bottom. we are at a part where people don't even see us. >> niya and her son live at her parents' house with her four brothers and sisters. having a playing field helps us you be able to buy more, helps the economy. >> she was part of 100 people who rallied outside of the washington, d.c. chamber council for a minimum wage. >> congress's failure to act and congress's failure to take care of those who have been left behind, not just from the recession but the people who want things to become better and better. we are becoming a hunt tree of haves and have nots. we need to be sure we have a living wage. >>> members of the council have one more round of voting before it goes through. president of the dc chamber of commerce
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
they want and they do. >> ron, i want to note you do have experience in law enforcement yourself. we want to bring in bruce whittaker, the mayor of fullerton. and he pushed for the release of the surveillance video of kelly thomas's beating. can you tell us about the impact of this video and why it is so important that it be released to the public? >> yes, thank you. the reason that i felt that release of the video, audio and video of the altercations were so important was that we received a very loud and clear signal from the public who were aghast at what had occurred and they very much were interested in particulars. and what exactly had happened. >> it is not a short video. >> no, in fact the complete video is available online on youtube. it's about 34 minutes. and i've urged some people who are very curious about what happened to gird themselves a little bit and watch that video. >> would you say by encouraging the release of this and you really fought for this video to be released to the general public were you in some way being anti-law enforcement in trying to expose this? >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
owned. the law says possession of a gun during the drug crime adds to the offence. >> lawyer jerry mooney defended weldon angelos. >> it's a progressive statute. the first gets you five years. >> to be clear, did he ever use the gun, pull the gun, threaten someone with the gun? allegations of that. >> the prosecutor offered weldon angelos a deal - plead guilty to gun charges and drug dealing and >> we faced 100 years if we didn't accept the deal. >> the prosecutor said if you don't take the plea offer you face 100 years in prison. >> over 100 years. >> weldon angelos had no prior criminal record. >> first of all i thought it was outrageous. outrageous amount of time for what was involved. the presence of the guns were incidental. there was violence surrounding anything, just guns. >> if the prosecutor is threatening you with 100 years, why wouldn't you take the plea. 100 years. i refused to believe it was possible in america. especially when you consider rapists or murderers do 10-15 years. it didn't seem possible. i refused to believe it could happen. >> going to trial is not a cr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
place on the poster, his laws outlawed and found in books and footage that few in south africa saw. that changed in 1990 when he walked out of prison. among those the battle to wage apartheid. >> i have spoken about freedom in my lifetime. your struggle and your commitment has released me to stand before you today. >> nelson mandela led the negotiations with a government that kept him in prison for so long. finding f.w. de klerk a man with whom he could do business. it was a process threatened by violence and the smile disappeared as the anc leader berated those he held responsible, including f.w. de klerk. for nelson mandela the process was never personal. >> we are not dealing with a man, with an individual. we are dealing with a government with a system. >> as a country was pushed and pulled towards democracy. nelson mandela and f.w. de klerk were awarded the "the new york observer." then on the 27th of april 1, '94. south africans of all political persuasions and colours went to the polls. among them nelson mandela voting for the first time. he became the president of a country
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 9:00pm EST
, one of the heartest hit areas, i talked to law enforcement volunteers, one of the very first responders in the first days after the supertyphoon hit. today we hear from them again how their service in this area made an enormous difference in their own lives. >> i saw a lot of nothing. which was shocking. i saw a lot of what i tried to close my eyes and pretend what i imagined was there before we got there, before the typhoon. there was not a lot left. >> you know the person that struck me i think was flying over some of the affected areas at low level, huge concrete buildings, hotels, just knocked off their foundation, large oil tanks just knocked off their foundation, crushed like you would a soda can. showed how powerful this wall of water and wind was that hit and you try to imagine what that was like for the folks that was there. team reub con a nonprofit organization -- rubicon is the nonprofit organization, that unites with first responders, in the united states and around the world, to focus on emergency medical care, taking doctors nurses and paramedics into affectare
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
. f.w. de klerk passed legislation that repealed discriminatory laws transformer south africa into a multicultural society. >> mike hannah is in the stadium and haru mutasa has been outside the stadium. you have been there watching tens of thousands. what have they told you. >> listen to them. they have been doing this - singing and dances. they are here to pay respects to nelson mandela. i have a mother and her son who are white south africans that have come to the stadium. despite the bad weather and the cold, ma'am, you came out. why is that? >> because madeba made me so proud to be a south african. i'm proud. he embraces everything we are want for our land. yes, we are going to carry on with his legacy. >> coming down here to celebrate his life, did you think you'd see something like this. >> in a way i did. but i never thought this day would be possible. it makes me truly proud to be a south african. it is so great that the world has - world leaders descended on madeba. it's a fitting tribute to a great man. i think where he is put in efen, i think -- in heaven, i think he's smi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue ad guests on all sides of the debate. and a host willing to ask the tough questions and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5pm et / 2pm pt only on al jazeera america tÑ ♪ how i wonder what you are ♪ ♪ up above the world so high like a diamond in the sky ♪-e at 95 he left the world with such a youthful spirit. his legacy, a significant part of history. one that changed lives forever. a south african himself, al jazeera reports from capetown. far limit, memory of that day when he delivered his first address. >> this is the way he has his own place. from the tour guide, demonstrating that even the great can sometimes get it wrong. the former president making a speak. and he -- making a speech he noti
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
ukrainian people want to be an open european country. they want rule of law, they want democracy, they want their children to grow up in a free society. then, being under the influence of russia means moving back. i'm quoting a favorite ukrainian poet, what's the sense of moving forward if you have to move back. >> urin cmentd and in, thank you for joining us. pavlo, thank you for joining us. >>> a looming bankruptcy. what's within detroit's ever shrinking fire department. >> at the end of the tunnel there was a light. why don't they turn the light off, say hey, find your way out. >> we spent a day in the dark with the detroit's firefighters as they struggle to keep the city safe. >>> and on our final segment, heaven's gate, where travelers get grounded during the busy holiday season. >> and now a techknow minute... >> we wrap up here, if you travel to see family this holiday hopefully you've made it home with just a few delays. lori jane gliha has the story from a little known church providing faith on the go. >> oh thanksgiving. you know the drill. stress of overbooking yoursel
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am EST
. >> joining us now is the law professor from michigan and also edward mcneil. and professor i want to begin with you. i think we under stood fro undea legal stand point that there would be negotiations when detroit wakes up tomorrow is there going to be something different or tangible that you can see. >> i don't think the residents will see a difference. the garbage will be collected and they'll have the same number of street lights. but yo what you will see that is different is this is a bit of a set back for the unions. i think judge rhodes decided that the michigan constitution does provide them the protection they were hoping for. that puts them in a position of negotiations where they no longer have the silver bullet that they were hoping for. and that may lead to a different dynamic for the discussions for the unions and bond holders and mr. orr. >> ed you are involved in the negotiations and there is a limitation as to what you can talk about. this is a blow for you an your membership is it not? that you don't have the complete protection, there should be constitutional protec
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